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2020 NFLRC Webinars: Enacting Performance Assessment through Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

Announcing our free 2-part NFLRC Webinar on “Enacting Performance Assessment through Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL), which will take place online on Thursday, December 17 and Tuesday, December 22, 2:00-3:30 pm Hawai‘i time. See our event webpage for more details. Register today – deadline December 16! https://nflrc.hawaii.edu/events/view/131/

Putting Integrated Performance Assessments Into Practice

Episode 7: An interview with Lisa Shepard. Learn about integrated performance assessment and some related basic principles and practices. Interview by Nicole Naditz. Integrated Performance Assessments is a seven-episode podcast produced by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Support for this podcast comes from funding by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers sponsored by the United States Department of Education. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and one ...

Integrated Performance Assessments: Theoretical Considerations

Episode 6: An interview with Francis Troyan. Learn about the history, background, and organizing principles of Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA). Interview by Nicole Naditz. Integrated Performance Assessments is a seven-episode podcast produced by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Support for this podcast comes from funding by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers sponsored by the United States Department of Education. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and ...

Performance Assessments: Interpretive mode

Episode 5: An interview with Margaret Malone. Learn about approaches to assessing the interpretive modes. You will reflect on how to assess the interpretive mode via authentic activities and reflect on how to make them relevant for different students. Interview by Nicole Naditz. Integrated Performance Assessments is a seven-episode podcast produced by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Support for this podcast comes from funding by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers sponsored by the United States Department ...

Performance Assessments: Interpersonal mode (Part 2)

Episode 4: An interview with Ying Jin. Learn tips and strategies about how to design and administer interpersonal communication tasks. Real classroom proven effective examples will be shared. Interview by Nicole Naditz. Integrated Performance Assessments is a seven-episode podcast produced by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Support for this podcast comes from funding by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers sponsored by the United States Department of Education. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent ...

Performance Assessments: Interpersonal mode, pt. 1

Integrated Performance Assessment. Episode 3: An interview with Iman Hashem. Learn about the characteristics of effective interpersonal performance task, types of tasks, and the use of rubrics for providing feedback. Interview by Nicole Naditz. Integrated Performance Assessments is a seven-episode podcast produced by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Support for this podcast comes from funding by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers sponsored by the United States Department of Education. The contents of this program do not ...

Performance Assessments: Presentational mode

Episode 2: An interview with Lynn Fulton. Learn about effective performance assessment in the presentational mode of communication. Interview by Nicole Naditz. Integrated Performance Assessments is a seven-episode podcast produced by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Support for this podcast comes from funding by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers sponsored by the United States Department of Education. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and one should ...

Introduction to Performance Assessments

Episode 1: An interview with Paul Sandrock. Learn about key characteristics of performance assessment and some related basic principles and practices regarding task design and evaluation. Interview by Nicole Naditz. Integrated Performance Assessments is a seven-episode podcast produced by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Support for this podcast comes from funding by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers sponsored by the United States Department of Education. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the policy ...

The Role of Assessment in Distance Language Learning: Finding Ways to Build Relationship

The interruption of most in-person learning caused by COVID-19 has presented both a challenge and an opportunity to language programs. Although many robust, distance opportunities for language learning already existed, the quick transition to online learning has resulted in new approaches to the curriculum. Perhaps one of the most evergreen issues in language instruction and learning is that of assessment. Assessment provides an opportunity for instructors and students alike to reflect on their successes. However, sometimes the focus for assessment leans too heavily toward summative outcomes and less toward a way to communicate with learners. In this talk, I will ...